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The Dow Jones Switzerland Titans 30 Index tracks the performance of 30 leading stocks in traded in Switzerland. The stocks in this index are selected based on float-adjusted market capitalization and average trading volume.

The Top 10 components in the Dow Jones Switzerland Titans 30 Index are:

1. Company: Novartis AG (NVS)
Sector: Health Care
Current Dividend Yield: 3.66%

2. Company: Nestle S.A. (OTCPK:NSRGY)
Sector: Consumer Goods
Current Dividend Yield: 2.45%

3. Company: Roche Holding AG (OTCQX:RHHBY)
Sector: Health Care
Current Dividend Yield: 3.24%

4. Company: ABB Ltd (ABB)
Sector: Industrials
Current Dividend Yield: 2.10%

5. Company: Credit Suisse Group (CS)
Sector: Financials
Current Dividend Yield: 0.20%

6. Company: UBS AG (UBS)
Sector: Financials
Current Dividend Yield: N/A

7. Company: Zurich Financial Services AG (OTC:ZFSVY)
Sector: Financials
Current Dividend Yield: 3.99%

8. Company: Syngenta AG (SYT)
Sector: Basic Materials
Current Dividend Yield: 1.95%

9. Company: Compagnie Financiere Richemont S.A.
Sector: Consumer Goods
Current Dividend Yield: N/A

10. Company: Holcim Ltd (HCLMF.PK)
Sector: Industrials
Current Dividend Yield: N/A

Nestle is the world’s largest food company with a strong presence in many emerging markets. Nestle is also the owner of some of the most popular brands in the world like Nescafe, Nesquik, and Milo. For 2009, the company earned $9.58B. Last month Nestle announced plans to increase its dividend by 14.3% and buy back shares worth 10 billion Swiss francs this year.

ABB is a global provider of power and automation equipment and services to utilities and other industrial customers. It is a major player in countries like India, China, and Brazil where there is a strong buildup in infrastructure. In the fourth quarter of 2009, revenues fell to $8.76B but profits more than doubled to $540M.

Source: 10 Leading Swiss Companies